Miracle at St. Anna
By (author) James McBride
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Miracle at St. Anna by James McBride
Book DescriptionFrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird , winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and Kill 'Em and Leave , a James Brown biography. James McBride s powerful memoir, The Color of Water , was a groundbreaking literary phenomenon that transcended racial and religious boundaries, garnering unprecedented acclaim and topping bestseller lists for more than two years. Now McBride turns his extraordinary gift for storytelling to fiction in a universal tale of courage and redemption inspired by a little-known historic event. In Miracle at St. Anna , toward the end of World War II, four Buffalo Soldiers from the Army s Negro 92nd Division find themselves separated from their unit and behind enemy lines. Risking their lives for a country in which they are treated with less respect than the enemy they are fighting, they discover humanity in the small Tuscan village of St. Anna di Stazzema in the peasants who shelter them, in the unspoken affection of an orphaned child, in a newfound faith in fellow man. And even in the face of unspeakable tragedy, they and we learn to see the small miracles of life. This acclaimed novel is now a major motion picture directed by Spike Lee."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594483608
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Riverhead Books
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Song Yet Sung, Paperback / softback (January 2009)
In the days before the Civil War, a runaway slave breaks free and escapes into the labyrinthine swamps of Maryland's eastern shore, setting loose a drama of violence and hope.
Color of Water, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by James McBride
James McBride has written a powerful portrait of growing up, a meditation on race and identity and a poignant, beautifully crafted hymn from a son to a mother.
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Author Biography - James McBride
James McBride is an accomplished musician and author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, the #1 bestselling American classic The Color of Water, and the bestsellers Song Yet Sung and Miracle at St. Anna, which was turned into a film by Spike Lee. McBride is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University.
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